Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 05/06/2021 - 4:18pm
Aloysius Archer is one of David Baldacci's newest characters,  The former convict and WWII veteran finds himself solving murders and navigating American life in the late 1940's.  If you've loved both of the books published so far (One Good Deed and A Gambling Man) or are looking for something to read while you wait for your chance with the second book, browse the carousels below to find more titles that we think you'll enjoy,...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/03/2021 - 5:21pm
Did you miss your chance to check out a book from one of our displays last month?  Or maybe you read a book and are looking for more just like it?  Scroll through the carousels below to see what was on display last month at the Bedford Public Library!  If you find something that interests you, click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and read summaries,learn more about the book and request a copy for yourself. Looking for a book in...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/23/2021 - 2:31pm
  Spring is back and so is the Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Enjoy the nice weather by taking a walk on the Common and reading Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman at the same time. As you stroll through the common, you’ll see pages of the story installed next to the path. Page 1 is right after the arch where you enter the common and the story will take you over the bridge, around the gazebo, and back over the bridge to end...
Submitted by: Patricia on 04/21/2021 - 2:48pm
Happy Earth Day!  If you're looking for something to read in honor of the holiday, browse the carousels below to find books about preserving and exploring our amazing planet.  To find live streaming Earth Day events and educational materials, you can also visit EarthDay.org for more information. Want to delve deeper?  The Reference Desk is happy to help you find additional materials.  For help, please call 472-2300 or email...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/16/2021 - 2:11pm
  Spring break from April 26-30 is fast approaching! We have an awesome program lineup for kids ages 0-12 and we hope you’ll join us! We are so excited to be partnering with Sticky Fingers Cooking to present a new program called Cooks and Books! We’ll have a session for 5-8 year olds on Thursday April 29 and a session for 9-12 year olds on Friday April 30. The younger crowd will be reading Dragons Love Tacos and then making their own tacos. The...
Submitted by: Patricia on 04/15/2021 - 3:10pm
Krstin Hannah's The Four Winds is one of the most popular books at the Bedford Public Library right now.  Whether you've already read it and loved it or are looking for something to read while you're on hold for a copy, check out the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll also enjoy. Looking for more recommendations?  Try out our online BookMatch...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/09/2021 - 2:44pm
Voting for the 2021 Great Stone Face Award is now open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders in New Hampshire! The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.  In April, N.H. children vote for their favorite book from a list of 20 recently-published titles that are chosen by the Great Stone Face (GSF) Committee, which is made up of librarians throughout...
Submitted by: Patricia on 04/01/2021 - 11:27am
Did you miss any of our book displays in March?  Or maybe you took out a book and are looking for more like it?  Browse the carousels below to see what was on display last month! To place a request, hover over a cover, then click on the icon for the format you'd like to read.  Need help finding a different one?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/25/2021 - 4:01pm
Were you enthralled by Brit Bennett's story of identical twin sisters navigating family, community and racial identity in the latter half of the 20th century?  Scroll through the carousels below to view more titles we think you'll also like! Interested in more recommendations?  Try filling out our BookMatch form to get customized reading choices from our...
Submitted by: Emily S on 03/16/2021 - 3:19pm
  About once a month here in the Children’s Room we take a week off from storytimes so we can plan ahead for our next session. Wondering what to do when there’s no storytime? We have plenty of special break week programs to choose from! On Monday morning, Miss Emily will be leading Bubbly Babies for ages 0-2 in energetic songs, rhymes, and books to help build early literacy skills....

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